Sports Event Planning
Home to the award-winning Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul is known for its level of service for professional, collegiate and amateur sporting events.
Saint Paul's track record is second to none when it comes to hosting professional and amateur sporting events.
Downtown's Xcel Energy Center encompasses 650,000 square feet and seats more than 18,000 fans for hockey games. Home to the NHL's Minnesota Wild, the Xcel Energy Center has won numerous awards, including over 8 nominations for arena of the year, and has received top stadium honors from ESPN, SportsBusiness Journal, Sports Illustrated and Pollstar magazine.
In 2015, the St. Paul Saints held their inaugural game at the new CHS Field—a premier outdoor ballpark that seats over 7,000 fans and is available for a variety of sporting events.
Saint Paul welcomed Allianz Field in 2019, a 20,000 seat MLS soccer stadium that serves as the home of Minnesota United FC.
The city is less than 4 hours by plane from any city in the United States, and downtown is just a 9-mile drive from the airport. For those coming from the drive market, Saint Paul is conveniently located off Interstate 94 and Interstate 35E.
Did you know baseball greats Joe Mauer, Paul Molitor, Jack Morris and Dave Winfield all grew up in Saint Paul?
Featured Sports Areas
CHS Field, Home of the St. Paul Saints
CHS Field is home to the St. Paul Saints and is capable of hosting sporting events of various sizes at the professional and amateur level.
Red Bull Crashed Ice
Red Bull Crashed Ice made Saint Paul it's home for world championship racing for 5 years in a row.
Allianz Field, home to MLS Minnesota United FC
MN United FC of the MLS played in the new Allianz Field in Saint Paul in 2019.
Frozen Four Fan Fest
Visit Saint Paul has a long track record of hosting national sporting events and activating the city throughout the event.
Xcel Energy Center, Home of the Minnesota Wild
The award-winning Xcel Energy Center is home to the Minnesota Wild and hosts other national championships in various sports as well as the biggest names in music.
Did You Know... Minnesota hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis.
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History of the St. Paul Saints